Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Blog-tember Challenge- Day 1 - About Me

I started following Bailey Jean, over at Brave Love Blog, as a way to learn more about art journaling, and Bible journaling in particular.   While I love the idea, I just haven't gotten started yet, but still hope to do so in the future.  Life is busy, and sometimes things just get put on the back-burner.  I go through phases where I blog a lot and then go weeks, and even months, without a post.  I love to blog, but it does take a good bit of time, which seems to be in short supply right now.

Enter the Blog-tember Challenge---a daily link up that begins today.
Brave Love Blog

Bailey has suggested a prompt for each day to help help jump-start my blogging again (which I desperately need right now).   I'm going to give it a try.  I don't guarantee posting every single day, but hope to get as many done as possible.
Today's prompt:  Introduce yourself.  Here goes.  I'm Linda  . . .
Wife of two years to Ron.

Mother to Jana and Callie.
Mother-in-law to Jordan and Rob.  Step-mom to Carmelle, Terry and Tyler.   And grandmother to Michael, Adellelyn, Archer, baby D and baby B.
Those are my very favorite roles in the whole world, but it isn't all of me.

I am also a believer, teacher, crafter, seamstress, scrapbooker, sister, amateur photographer, runner , "junker" and friend.   As you can tell from those descriptors, I'm MUCH better at making a mess than in cleaning one up, so if you come to my house, be prepared.
 I love to travel, to hike, to be outdoors, to learn, to create, to play, to laugh, to serve and to explore.

I don't consider myself much of a writer at all, and am terrified by public-speaking.  I am definitely an introvert (just the thought of going to a party with lots of people makes me shudder), but have gained more confidence as I've gotten older.  I like working out early in the morning (after I've made myself get up, that is), but am a complete klutz---and have the scars to prove it.

Hope you'll join me as we all learn more about each other through this challenge.
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Anonymous said...

I really really loved your Introduction! Your love for your family, and your chosen life, shine through your words. You've made me so happy! Thank you! Hoping to get to know you a bit better through Blog-tember. Helen

Faith Golden said...

Loved this! You can tell you love your family and I love that!! Can wait to get to know you better! :)

Beverly Dillow said...

Loved your introduction! Looking forward to reading more as the month goes on.

Marissa Giddens said...

You're grandchildren are too cute!! I'm glad to have gotten to stop by your blog, can't wait to learn more throughout the blog-tember challenge.

Annie said...

If you write, you're a writer! And since blogging is a form of writing, I definitely consider you a writer. You have a beautiful family! You mentioned you love to travel; do you have any favorite places?

Miss Paula said...

Yeah - a kindred spirit! I loved reading your intro... beautiful grand babies. I cannot wait to be a grandma -no buns in the oven yet tho. I'm curious, what part of the country are you in? I am in Southeastern Wisconsin. I look forward to getting to know you over the next month!

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